G'day from Down Under mate!! March 15th 2011 We touched ‘down under’ in Cairns, Queensland after a couple of flights via Darwin. We were absolutely shattered so we headed straight to our hostel to catch up on some much needed sleep! That night we had a wee look around Cairns and decided to treat ourselves to some ‘proper’ food and got some traditional fish ‘n’ chips. Braw! It felt really strange to be back in a culture that is si ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Cairns » Cairns City Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
With the taste of visiting India still fresh in our minds and knowing that the rest of the world was out there to be explored – we decided to quit the 9-5 routine and buy a ‘round the world ticket’ since time doesn’t stand still for anyone!!
We’re writing this blog so our family and friends back home can be kept updated with our adventures!
We plan to travel South East Asia for 3 and a half months (hopefully covering Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, Malaysia and Singapore), then onto Australia for almost 6 months, New Zealand for 2 months and finally America for 6 weeks!!... full info